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    November 3, 2012
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swing state. and the campaign for expanded gambling is literally italy -- hitting the road. and people pick up the pieces left behind from super storm sandy. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. >> good evening. time running out in the fight for the white house, and the candidates are gearing up for the last two days on the campaign trail. today brought the two candidates to the same town within hours of each other. >> for one day a town of 58,000 people was the center of the political universe. >> it is good to be back in dubuque! >> dubuque, iowa, hosted both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, both of whom consider iowa a critical part of their battleground map.
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the candidates crossed path within hours of each other as they barnstormed iowa and six other tossup states, make their final arguments in the last week of the campaign. >> the question of this election comes down to this -- do you want more of the same, or do you want real change? >> pu here's the thing. we know what change looks like, and what he's selling is not change. >> the president was joined by musicians john mellencamp and katy perry. governor romney got i -- a boost from nascar legend richard petty. >> with only two more days of campaigning left, the candidates are just beginning their blitz of the battleground states much the two campaigns are even battling for new hampshire and its four electoral votes. president obama and former president clinton are there on
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sunday a day after romney was stumping in the granite state. long lines at early voting centers across the state for days have translated into an impressive turnout. election officials tell the baltimore sewn -- "baltimore sun" more that 40,000 voters cast their ballots up to saturday night. it's been such a success, some lawmakers are discussing expanding the number of early voting centers in 2014 beyond the current 26. maryland voters have been bombarded with ads about question 7. today a final push to reach those who may still be on the fence. >> today's go up was made up mostly of baltimore area politicians who say question 7 is bad news for charm city,
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this as police and fire unions today endorsed question 7. a bus full of question 7 opponents traveled around the state saturday to convince would-be voters to reject adding table games to existing slots casinos and building a sixth casino in prince george's county. >> even if you are for gambling and love to gamble, this expanding gambling bill is just bad for the state and bad for maryland. >> because, they say, a p.g. county casino will take business and jobs away from the soon to be built casino here in the m and t bank stadium and they say the millions expanded gambling promises is questionable. >> we're saying they already overestimated what slots are going to do. it's premature. >> supporters of question 7 have a much different view when it comes to follow the money. >> they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia
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casinos like theirs, spending $70 million a year. question 7 means millions for maryland schools guaranteed. >> the money promises to go into the state's education trust fund. but whether or not it will increase the amount the state actually sfends on education is in dispute. >> our education fund is not going to be expanded. it can't be expanded according to law unless they put provisions in the bill to make those changes and they have not done that. >> meanwhile, on saturday, leaders of maryland's police and fire unions endorsed question 7. one of those leaders said, "all be of us in public safety know that we have been struggling with staffing needs in recent years. this is a common sense initiative that will republican -- generate additional revenues for our state and right here in prince george's county." under maryland law, casinos must close at 2:00 a.m. on week
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nights and 4:00 a.m. on weekends. if question 7 passes, casinos can stay open 24 hours. in the news room, george lettis. >> prince george's county delegates have chosen the replacement for tiffany alston. they ruled they -- she must be removed from office dfer -- after -- after being convicted an misdemeanor theft charges. hall needs to be approved by the gofrlt well, john is here with a first look at our forecast. >> since that storm came through, we've been stuck with chilly temperatures. under the funs of that storm, kind of the outer edge of it.
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the storm will be coming at us from different directions. won't be aiming directly at us. we have a little disturbance passing tonight. that's not related to sandy. it's something else. there will be a couple of -- more of those before we deal with something next week. i'll talk about that in a minute the thanks, john. all along the eastern seaboard, the weekend has been devoted to pick up the pieces after super storm sandy. volunteers hit the beaches to remove deb ric -- debris left by sandy. new jersey governor chris christie toured the area. and progress is being made in new york city as 80% of the subway lines are back up and running. schools not damaged by the storm are expected to open on monday. however, with 9,000 customers
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in the metro area still in the dark, and long lines continue to plague customers at gas stations. and resources that would have been devoted to the new york city marathon will now be diverted to the public. and anheuser-busch is converting its plant in cartersville, georgia, to can water by the six pack, shipping it to the red cross, where it will be distributed where it's needed most. locally, bge has sent crews to help in the area as well. still ahead, baltimore city police have a pair of deadly shootings on their hands tonight. and home coming takes on a whole new meaning to the team whole new meaning to the team as they dedicate
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baltimore city police are investigating a pair of deadly shootings tonight. 9 most recent happened just before 3:00 this afternoon where police found a 29-year-old man shot multiple times inside a home in the 2100 block of linworth avenue. no suspects in the shooting of abe man in lake worth a he was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. anyone with information on either of these shot -- shootings should call city police. five five were injured in a collision with a police cruiser the police tell us the police cruiser was stopped when two vehicles collided, sending one into the police cruiser. no word on whether any charges
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will be filed in the case. john is back now. i said mild and chilly. i don't know what i meant. it was cold, cold, cold! >> temperatures are below normal. something is going to develop, it looks like, along the coast next week. right. now, here are the chilly temperatures, air airport and ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes.
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so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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nothing like eye new home for the holidays and that's exactly what one baltimore woman got today thanks to warrick dunn charities and habitat for humanity. the single mother of six was surprised in brooklyn this morning with a brand-new house of her very own stocked with everything from furniture to holiday decor, and even a full thanksgiving dinner. >> it's gorgeous! it really is. this is truly a blessing. gorgeous. more than i could ever ask for. >> warrick dunn charities' home for the holidays program has assisted 118 single parents become first-time homeowners. homecoming weekend at mcdaniel college was pretty cold but the events were warmed
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up by the dedication of a new stadium funded solely by individual gifts. meet the new kenneth r. gill stadium and kenneth r. gill himself, an alum from oferna park who donated the money for the project >> it's looking pretty good. we're proud of it. >> gill and more than 100 individuals and businesses financed the two-story brick facility which will feature sports teams and intercollegiate very -- events. >> you know the ravens used to train here. so we wanted to keep up with the big guys. they're one of our partners and have contributed to this as well. >> football has a rich tradition at westminster. the first football game in maryland was played there in 1891 and today they have a whole new look in an $8 million complex. >> even the seniors are kind of
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jealous of the freshmen. they say you've got four years of a new stadium and it's going to be a great time. >> the stadium keeps its hallmark bowl seating and increases capacity for -- to more than 1,400 and there is plenty of room for the tailgating that landed them sixth in the nation in ratings for the sport. now your insta-weather plus forecast with john collins. >> so we went from above-normal temperatures to below-normal temperatures and now we seem to be stuck there. we have a flow of air and now a little weather disturbance out of the great lakes that's kind of settled into southern virginia. it's south of us. we've still got some clouds in the area and there will be more of these little disturbances floating along over the next few days and into next week. one of them could turn into a
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big disturbance rather than a small one. more on that in a bit. today, a lot of clouds held the temperature down. that northwest wind helped too. typical high is 61. way off the mark. the low was fairly close to normal. nowhere near the records from 2003. indianapolis is 48 degrees. on -- an app plis is 48 degrees. in oakland they were in the 20's this morning. there was snow on the ground out there and that helps chill the temperatures a bit. generally everyone was cloudy in the air. here's that rain to the south. west of town there are a few breaks in the clouds. we're kind of surrounded by it in a doughnut hole right now. we may see more breaks in the clouds with a beautiful sunrise
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tomorrow morning. but here's that little disturbance coming through the area now. again, that's headed more to the south so it's not really an issue in our weather. the one we're really watching, actually a couple of them, one developing to the south down in texas that will be going out on the coast and out to sea and another one developing up to the north that will lockstep with another development in the south in the middle of the week and the two will combine. we know how storms combine and give us trouble. looks like we could see something like that again. overnight, the low 42. lot of clouds. northwest winds at 2 do 7 miles an hour and by the way, standard time goes into effect so set your clock back one hour tonight before you go to bed. tomorrow's forecast, yeah, we may see a few more sun breaks. we'll call it partly cloudy to
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partly cun -- sunny skies. this is still plote average for the season so still chili. -- chilly. northwest winds at 12 to 7 miles an hour. one storm missing us, out to sea. several models are calling for this one to come up the coast. some have it farther away, some closer, some have snow possibilities in it, some don't. not real clear on how this will develop. some want it to do it on thursday, some on wednesday. amp that we dry out and 9 seven f day forecast puts us in the 40's on election day with stormy weather on wednesday, maybe extending this thursday, then ending. then we warm up and next weekend looks pretty good. >> thank you, job. it was chilly today but a great game. >> yeah. it made for beautiful tv.
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>> make sure you check those tickets carefully. have a great night and we'll see you back here this see you back here this wednesday night. i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time.
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i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message.
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for four games naivey looked on its way to miss a bowl game for another season. every -- ever since though, they have figured things -- things out and today earned their way back to the postseason. hosting florida atlantic, first-ever meeting between the schools. florida atlantic jumps on the board the. wallace from a yard out. 7-0. freshman quarterback, a star on the rise. into the end zone there. he rushed for 159 yards. midst up 14-10 at the break. on fourth and 7, navy going to the air. sure you go to the air if you have a big target like that. the midst won 24-17 and will face a pac-12 team december 29 in san francisco in a bowl game. terps at home today honoring the maryland women's basketball
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game -- team for its a.c.c. title last season. and fifth string linebacker shawn petty was forced to start at quarterback. it did not go well. smith on the option walks in from five yards out. he had 89 yards rushing on the ground. 13-0. in the second. tech knocking on the door again. b -- first ruled no score. they reviewed it. yellow jackets roll, 33-13. and tigers up three on the blue hens. 23 yards to mike milburn. incredible play set up boehner.
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40 yards out. it's good. we go to overtime. just fine with towson. helps when you have a guy like be terrence west. this kind of clutch effort. blue hens to answer, they had none. fourth and 10. hurley. under pressure. nowhere to throw it. throws it anyway. jordan love. game-sealing interception. towson, another huge win over delaware. johns hopkins lost. we don't often say that. 14- 12, your final at franklin and marshall. morgan state played another tough game but came up short. the 124th meeting between city and poly today at m and t bank
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stadium. city earned its first win over them since 2007. also today, mock do notting -- mcdonogh knocked off loyola. and big game from a newcomer here, tony donatelli. three goals and an assist in his debut. i think he will stick. and millwood, another rock-solid performance. two more home games next week. please play with us.
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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john, you're keeping an eye on something again, huh? >> looks like another storm could develop. but where exactly it winds up when it qums up -- comes up the coast, wednesday looks like the key day. maybe thursday depending on the models. kind of chilly. may be some snow involved. but until then, through election day things look then -- fine. then we'll see. >> all right. and fall back. see you back here in the morning. snl is next. have a good one. york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> thank you. good evening, and welcome, everyone. n